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Yearly Archives: 2005

NR on Hart

NR on Hart

The good folks at National Review, including alumni Trustee Peter Robinson ’79, weigh in on Prof. Hart’s article, discussing in particular his views of utopians and purists within the conservative… Read more »

Hart in the WSJ

Hart in the WSJ

An edited version of the last chapter of Prof. Jeffrey Hart’s new book, The Making of the American Conservative Mind: National Review and Its Times appears on the editorial page… Read more »

Early Decision

Early Decision

CNN has a story about the increased popularity of college early decision programs. It mentions Dartmouth’s increase in early applications, and also has a brief blurb from Frances Dales, who… Read more »

The Secret Problem

The Secret Problem

In 1999 the New Hampshire House of Representatives created the New Hampshire Commission on the Status of Men, which the State Senate promptly stripped of funding. The funding was finally… Read more »

Happy Birthday Dartmouth

Happy Birthday Dartmouth

Today marks the 236th anniversary of the signing of Dartmouth’s charter. The charter was signed by John Wentworth, royal governor of New Hampshire, on Dec. 13, 1769. Posting on Dartlog… Read more »

Baker Missing, Presumed Dead

Baker Missing, Presumed Dead

George F. Baker III, an adopted member of the class 1949, disappeared last Thursday afternoon when his twin-engine plane fell off radar about 3 miles from Nantucket airport. Baker was… Read more »

Where’s the Hannukah Bush?

Where’s the Hannukah Bush?

Today at 5:15 PM, Alex and William Ussler will light Dartmouth’s newly-christened 40-foot tall Christmas tree, with all of the necessary tra-la-la-ing provided by the Glee Club. If you will… Read more »

AGTF Defends Set-Asides

AGTF Defends Set-Asides

The Alumni Governance Task Force, the group charged with re-writing the Alumni Association constitution from scratch, is scrambling to defend itself. A few weeks ago, Joe Malchow ’08 noticed that… Read more »

East Wheelock Contretemps

East Wheelock Contretemps

Date: 30 Nov 2005 09:09:12 ESTFrom: Cluster-East WheelockSubject: Destroyed microwaveTo: (Recipient list suppressed) Last night, someone put the drain stopper from the sink in the microwave and turned it on…. Read more »

Only One Week Until…

Only One Week Until…

If you’re in a somnolent mood next Monday, don’t forget to tune in to Dean Carol Folt’s “webcast” about the state of undergraduate education at Dartmouth at 8pm. The webcast… Read more »